Study suggests MIND diet reduces the risk of dementia

Study suggests MIND diet reduces the risk of dementia

A study of dietary patterns in older adults in Australia shows those who followed a diet designed for brain health have a reduced risk of developing cognitive impairment. Following a diet designed to increase brain health in the long term appears to reduce the odds of cognitive impairment and disorders including Alzheimer’s disease and dementia, a study led by researchers from UNSW, Neuroscience Research Australia (NeuRA) and ANU shows. Published last week in Alzheimer’s & Dementia, the authors reviewed the…

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7 dietary factors may increase your risk of cancer: Study

7 dietary factors may increase your risk of cancer: Study

Seven dietary factors may increase the risk of cancer for American adults aged 20 and over, according to a new study published in the JNCI Cancer Spectrum medical journal. The study, conducted by researchers at Tuft’s Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, found that in 2015 over 80,000 new cancer cases were associated with low whole-grain intake, low dairy intake, high intake of processed meats and red meat, low fruit and vegetable intake, and high intake…

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News in Pics: Your daily dose of pictures from around the world

News in Pics: Your daily dose of pictures from around the world

1/9 A Buddhist nun walks in line with novice nuns to receive food from people during the Songkran Festival at the Sathira-Dhammasathan Buddhist meditation centre in Bangkok, Thailand. (Image: Reuters) 2/9 President Ram Nath Kovind (right), Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu (left), Prime Minister Narendra Modi (center) and other dignitaries arrive to pay tribute to Babasaheb BR Ambedkar on the occasion of his 128th birth anniversary, at Parliament House in New Delhi. (Image: PTI) 3/9…

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Following MIND Diet May Reduce Risk Of Cognitive Impairment And Dementia: Study

Following MIND Diet May Reduce Risk Of Cognitive Impairment And Dementia: Study

Dementia is a mental condition wherein brain functions are said to be impaired, such as memory loss and judgment. Chronic dementia can last for several years or can even be lifetime. A new study has suggested that following a specifically designed MIND diet may help reduce risks of the debilitating disease. The study, which was conducted by researchers at UNSW, Neuroscience Research Australia (NeuRA) and ANU Australia looked at the dietary patterns of older adults…

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Eggs And Other Foods That Can Help You Get Rid Of Split Ends

Eggs And Other Foods That Can Help You Get Rid Of Split Ends

Well! Who would not like to have smooth, shiny and healthy hair? But due to a large variety of chemical products available in the market, our hair tends to get damaged. Some of the common hair problems are dry hair, hair falling or thinning, gray hair or even split ends. The term split ends refers to the splitting or fraying of the hair shaft at the tip of your hair. The condition is medically called…

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Slaughter-Free Food Is The New And The Now Way Of Feeding The World

Slaughter-Free Food Is The New And The Now Way Of Feeding The World

In March Berlin was the home of Europe’s first professional animal protein alternatives conference organised by international food awareness organization ProVeg. The New Food Conference brought together scientists, researchers, food enthusiasts and entrepreneurs who are leading the slaughter-free, environmentally friendly and socially just food revolution. I was lucky to be present at the sold-out conference and this is part one of my two-part series on the future of food based on what I’ve learned (and tasted). The first…

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Thrown out of hydrotherapy pool

No alternative: John Ekin and Gai Sheridan outside the hydrotherapy pool at Katoomba Hospital. They fear they will be turned away after a bureaucratic reorganisation.   Twenty-odd years ago, John Ekin hosted an event at his Leura guesthouse to help raise funds to build the hydrotherapy pool at Katoomba hospital. Now, he fears his days at the pool are numbered because of a bureaucratic reorganisation. Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District confirmed that existing patrons were being…

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Could the brain-boosting MIND diet reduce the risk of dementia?

Could the brain-boosting MIND diet reduce the risk of dementia?

Following the MIND diet, which encourages plenty of brain-boosting foods such as berries, could help reduce the risk of dementia according to new research. — AFP pic SYDNEY, March 11 — New Australian research has found that following the Mediterranean-DASH Intervention for Neurodegenerative Delay diet, more commonly known as the MIND diet, does appear to reduce the risk of cognitive impairment in older adults. Carried out by researchers at the Australian National University, the University…

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